UPL Ltd. organized a mega event for the launch of its new insecticide Imagine (Technical: Flupyrimin 10% SC) at Raipur in Chhattisgarh last week.
While addressing the program Mr. Avanindra Shah, Business Head for India said that UPL is the only Indian company which is working in 133 agricultural countries of the world and is counted among the leading companies in the world. Being an Indian company, understanding the need of Indian farmers, UPL is determined to solve the problems of farmers with latest solutions and get higher yields.
Effective Control on Brown Plant Hopper (BPH)
Mr. Shah said that India is the second largest producer of paddy in the world and the largest exporter of this staple crop. The growers here are waiting for a one-way effective solution to prevent Brown Plant Hopper (BPH). UPL with its new insecticide Imagine is all set to provide an incredible experience to farmers for controlling BPH.
Mr. Brahmananda Reddy, Crop Manager informed that Imagine is a new insecticide with unique biological properties and long residual control. Its suspension formulation provides quick and effective control against BPH. Extensive performance trials have shown that Imagine protects rice yields from the damage of BPH and enhances crop health, helping farmers with economic benefits and productivity. Imagine is also effective on insect populations resistant to existing insecticides.
Mr. Alok Samanta, Marketing Head for SBU said that the field trials conducted last years have given great experience. Spraying should be done at the rate of 400 ml per acre at the age of 50-55 days. Imagine is effective in all stages, it provides long term control. Imagine is very effective in the problem of Jassids as well as the stem borer pest.